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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 466

KINGS of PERSIS. Ardaxšir (Artaxerxes) I. 3rd century BC. AR Drachm (17mm, 4.27 g, 7h). Istakhr (Persepolis) mint.


CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 466.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

Oriental Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of PERSIS. Ardaxšir (Artaxerxes) I. 3rd century BC. AR Drachm (17mm, 4.27 g, 7h). Istakhr (Persepolis) mint. Diademed head right, wearing kyrbasia / ‘rthštr (= “Ardaxšir”) in Aramaic down left, prtk’ zy (= “fratarakā of”) in Aramaic in exergue, fire temple of Ahura-Mazda; to left, Ardaxšir standing right; standard to right. K&M 2/7; Alram 523; De Morgan –; BMC 3; Sunrise 564. Lightly toned, minor die breaks. EF. Fine style. Rare.

From the Weise Collection. Ex G. Hirsch 275 (22 September 2011), lot 4060; Gorny & Mosch 104 (9 October 2000), lot 468.


The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 114 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 13-14 May 2020. This lot is in Session 2, which begins 13 May 2020 at 2 PM ET.

UPDATE: As the CNG staff and many of our clients remain under social distancing and other restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CNG 114 will be held as an internet only auction. The sale will take place as scheduled on 13-14 May 2020.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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